BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma inVehicle Technology (Motorsports)

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This course covers the technical needs of the motorsport industry, providing essential knowledge for competition maintenance and repair technicians.

You will work with and develop a competition-specification car for the area and be involved with stripping and rebuilding race engines, scrutineering, data logging, porting, polishing, and much more.

Course Content

The course looks covers

  • Diagnosis and rectification of engine and component faults
  • Chassis system faults
  • Operation of vehicle chassis systems
  • Motorsport vehicle preparation and inspection
  • Light vehicle suspension, steering, and braking systems
  • Motorsport vehicle preparation and inspection
  • Motorsport workshop practices


This course will give you an exciting opportunity to work with and develop a competition specification car for the area and be involved with stripping and rebuilding race engines, scrutineering, data logging, porting, polishing, and much more.

The course also offers

  • industry-standard workshops
  • expert teaching staff
  • various trips and visits

Entry Requirements

  • At least five GCSEs at grade C/4 or above, including English and Maths,
  • or
  • a Level 2 Diploma, with Functional Skills English and Maths at Level 2.

Progression Opportunities

Upon completion of the first year of this course (Subsidiary Diploma), you may choose to enter straight into employment or continue on to the second year of this course to achieve the Extended Diploma.

After this, you may choose to enter into employment at a higher level or progress on to a degree-level course.


Whilst every effort is made to ensure that the information contained on this website is correct, the College accepts no liability for any errors or omissions. Please note that details are subject to change without notice with regard to the provision of courses, course times and dates and the fees and charges levied.

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Key Facts


  • September 2019

Mode of Attendance:

  • Full Time



Course Duration:

2 Years

Programme Costs:

  • The fees for this course are currently being confirmed.

Please contact Student Recruitment for more information.

College Course Code:

  • 19/20AFH0071

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